Tributes to Davide Rebellin pour in from the global cycling community

Italian recently retired professional cyclist was killed yesterday morning after being struck by a truck

Davide Rebellin
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Tributes have poured in from all corners of the cycling community for Italian former professional cyclist Davide Rebellin, a former winner of prestigious races including Liège–Bastogne–Liège who was tragically killed yesterday morning. 

Rebellin, who only recently retired from the sport he loved, was killed after being struck by a truck while on a morning training ride in Italy. 

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

Since joining the team, he has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the World Championships in Glasgow. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world. 

As well as on the ground reporting, Tom writes race reports from the men's and women's WorldTour and helps with coverage of UK domestic cycling.